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The Infantry Division prepared to fire the 10 pound Parrott Gun. Each soldier had a specific job; Rolf Madole of Clifton was piece gunner (arm the piece), Neal West, Waldorf, Md., was primer lanyard (to fire the gun), Paul Goss, Fairfax, was thumb stall, Bryant Kincaid, Manassas, Va., was sponge ram, and Bob Griesbach, Ellicott, Md., was load projectile.

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The Manassas National Park Battlefield heralds in the new year with a living history lesson.


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